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Making Leather Bags

Learn professional leatherwork techniques to create a sophisticated and stylish leather tote using Dons Craftsy-exclusive pattern. Discover tips for selecting quality leather and to efficiently lay out your pattern to get the most and best from your leather hide. Customize the interior of your bag to suit your unique needs, and create pocketed side panels without extra bulk. Add that extra polish with contrasting leather, mitered gusset corners, rouleaux handles and an expertly installed zipper.

Cost: $50 Per Course

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Learn professional leatherwork techniques to create a sophisticated and stylish leather tote using Dons Craftsy-exclusive pattern. Discover tips for selecting quality leather and to efficiently lay out your pattern to get the most and best from your leather hide. Customize the interior of your bag to suit your unique needs, and create pocketed side panels without extra bulk. Add that extra polish with contrasting leather, mitered gusset corners, rouleaux handles and an expertly installed zipper.Make this class your latest accessory. Enroll now in Making Leather Bags.What Youll Learn: Construction methods and design process using a spec sheet To shop for, mark and cut leather hides To skive, stabilize and sew leather pieces To add contrasting trim and make rouleaux handles To design and create a bag lining with custom features To attach a zipper and lining to leather facing To reinforce your bag base and fashion mitered cornersWhat Youll Make: A boutique-level tote handbag

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  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Don Morin
  • Cost: $50 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy

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